UI Health Care Insurance Contract List

Contracts as of January 2021


  • Aetna PPO/HNO (*UIHC remains out of network for Aetna Whole Health Plans)
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Wellmark BCBS of Iowa and BlueCard)
  • Cedar Valley Community Healthcare
  • Cottingham & Butler Employee Health Plan
    • *health plan approval required*
  • Employee Benefit Systems
  • First Health
  • Great River Health Systems, Inc.
  • Health Alliance Medical Plans
  • Health Choices (Medical Associates)
    • *health plan approval required*
  • HealthPartners, Inc.
  • HealthPartners, Inc. - UnityPoint Self Insured Health Plan (UnityPoint employees) 
    • *health plan approval required*
  • HealthSmart Payors Organization
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network
  • HFN, Inc.
  • Immergrun
  • Interplan Health Group/HealthSmart
  • Medica Empower
  • Medica Insure - Participating as Tier 1 Provider
  • Medica Inspire – Preferred Center of Excellence
    • *health plan approval required*
  • Medical Associates Health Plans 
    • *health plan approval required*
  • Midlands Choice
  • Multiplan 
    • Not participating in practitioner-only networks
  • PHCS 
    • Not participating in practitioner-only networks
  • Quad City Community Healthcare
  • Sanford Health Plan
  • SISCO - Self Insured Services Co./Self Funded Services Co.
  • UnitedHealthcare (all networks in Iowa)
  • UnitedHealthcare Deere Premier
  • UnitedHealthcare of the River Valley (all networks)
  • Walmart - UnityPoint Accountable Care
    • *health plan approval required*
  • Wellmark HMO, PPO, and POS
  • Wellmark Value Health Plan

Transplant (network participation varies by transplant type)

  • Aetna Institutes of ExcellenceTM for Transplant
  • Blue Distinction Centers for Transplant (BDCT) - BCBSA National Transplant Network
  • Cigna LifeSource Transplant Network
  • Humana National Transplant Network
  • Interlink Transplant Network
  • LifeTrac Network
  • OptumHealth Care Solutions
  • Wellmark BCBSI Transplant Network

Behavioral Health

  • United Behavioral Health (Commercial & Medicare)

Other Specialty Care Networks

  • Interlink CancerCare and CAR-T Networks
  • LifeTrac Cellular Therapy Trac
  • Progyny


  • Traditional Medicare A&B
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
    • UIHC remains out of network for Aetna Medicare Prime HMO/PPO
  • Amerivantage - Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO and Guide products
  • HealthPartners UnityPoint Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Choice PPO and Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Medical Associates Cost Plans
    • *health plan approval required*
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage


  • Medicaid of Iowa
  • Amerigroup Iowa, Inc., IA Health Link, and hawk-i
  • Iowa Total Care, IA Health Link, and hawk-i

Other Governmental Programs

  • VA Community Care Network (VA CCN)
  • Veterans Care Agreement
  • TriWest Veteran Infertility Services
  • HealthNet Federal Services TRICARE West

Workers Compensation Agreements

  • CompLogic (Health International Systems)
  • CompResults
  • CorVel
  • Definiti
  • FairPay Solutions
  • National Health Quest
  • Prime Health Services (PHS)
  • One Call Medical (MRI Only)
  • Sedgwick / State of Iowa